ReligionJanuary 18, 2017

U.S. Catholics, non-Catholics continue to view Pope Francis favorably

In the U.S., Pope Francis remains as popular as ever, with seven-in-ten Americans saying their opinion of the pontiff is “very” or “mostly” favorable.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 18, 2017

Fewer Americans plan to watch inauguration this year than in 2009

About seven-in-ten Republicans and Republican leaners say they will watch the event, versus just 30% of Democrats and Democratic leaners.

January 18, 2017

U.S. still has a ways to go in meeting Obama’s goal of producing more college grads

As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.

January 17, 2017

Female police officers’ on-the-job experiences diverge from those of male officers

Female police officers sometimes differ sharply from male officers in their views of policing and their experiences.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 17, 2017

Obama has issued fewer executive orders on average than any president since Cleveland

Obama has issued 34 executive orders per year in office, slightly fewer than the 36 per year in office that George W. Bush issued and the lowest average in 120 years.

HispanicJanuary 13, 2017

Surge in Cuban immigration to U.S. continued through 2016

Overall, 56,406 Cubans entered the U.S. via ports of entry in fiscal year 2016, up 31% from fiscal 2015.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 13, 2017

More Americans say government should ensure health care coverage

As the debate continues over repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what might replace it, a growing share of Americans believe that the federal government has a responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.

January 13, 2017

Republicans more likely than Democrats to have confidence in police

Republicans and Democrats have vastly different opinions about how well police do their jobs and the realities of policing today.

Fact TankJanuary 12, 2017

Black and white officers see many key aspects of policing differently

On some subjects, racial differences among the police are considerably more pronounced than they are among the public as a whole.

Internet & TechJanuary 12, 2017

Record shares of Americans now own smartphones, have home broadband

Here are four key trends illustrating the current technology landscape in America.